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The Town Mayor


The Mayor of Hertford is chosen each year by fellow Town Councillors, and formally installed to the office at the 'Mayor Making' ceremony in May. The Mayor represents the town at civic occasions, as well as at events held by the town's schools, clubs and charitable organisations.

For the 202021 municipal year the Mayor of Hertford is Councillor Bob Deering. Each year the Mayor of Hertford's Appeal Fund raises money for charities chosen by the Mayor. Councillor Bob Deering has chosen the Samaritans and Isabel Hospice as his chosen charities for 2020/21.

Councillor Bob Deering has chosen Vicar Robert Thompson as his chaplain. The Mayor of Hertford is happy to support and promote local events such as school events, award evenings, art exhibitions, local business promotions or community events.

The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Jane Sartin

To view the 2020 Mayor Making online click here

If you would like to invite the Mayor to an event or you are interested in supporting the Mayor of Hertford's Appeal Fund, please email the Mayor's Secretary or telephone (01992) 552885. Written requests can be sent to: The Mayor's Secretary, Hertford Town Council, The Castle, Castle Street, Hertford, SG14 1HR.

The Mayor's Chain, Standard of Honor, Hertford Mace and Sword.

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